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First MOT at 23,700 miles
17 April 2010 - Filed under: Servicing

The MINI will be 3 years old at the start of May which means it required its first MOT (Ministry of Transport test) to test that it’s still road worthy to drive on UK roads. I booked it into Carringtons of Oxford, partially because I’d heard good things about their workshop but also because I’d […]

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Uprated Bulbs at 20,600 miles
5 November 2009 - Filed under: Upgrades

A little gripe with the MINI has always been the rather rubbish visibility the standard headlights offer. One rather expensive solution is to spec the Xenon HID upgrade when ordering, although even these receive mixed reviews. A cheaper solution is to fit higher quality bulbs, I’ve fitted Philips Bluevision and Osram Coolblue to other cars […]

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